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Repair: LASTMA announces partial closure of Apongbon road

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has announced partial closure of some sections of Apongbon Road inward Eko Bridge from Thursday.

524 ongoing road projects across Nigeria – minister

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said that a total of 524 road projects were ongoing in the different geo-political zones in the country.
A Bus Rapid Transport bus was on Wednesday burnt beyond recognition on third mainland bridge in Lagos State.

Fire razes BRT bus in Lagos

The incident which resulted in a heavy traffic gridlock on the bridge had officials of the Lagos fire service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the scene to put out the fire and also manage the traffic.
The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Ministry: Third mainland bridge safe for use

The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.
To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Flooding: Federal government begins cleaning of Lagos highway drains

To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Don: How to reduce gridlock in Lagos

A don, Prof. Funso Falade, on Thursday called for establishment of an integrated modal transportation system, to tackle gridlock in Lagos.
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President Buhari’s visit: Free flow of traffic on Lagos roads

The usual early morning traffic jam on major roads in Lagos was on Saturday absent as motorists and commuters moved freely from one part of the state to another.

LASTMA deploys 1,000 personnel for President Buhari’s campaign

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority says it has deployed 1,000 personnel to monitor traffic during the presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday in Lagos.

Federal government reopens Apapa-Leventis Bridge

After closure for over one year, the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Wednesday reopened the Apapa/Leventis Bridge to traffic.
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Jimi Agbaje frowns at destruction of campaign billboards

The Jimi Agbaje Campaign Organisation has frowned over destruction of its billboards and campaigns posters by suspected thugs just as it accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of using state powers to intimidate the opposition.
The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he chose Dr Obafemi Hamzat as his running mate because he would make a capable deputy.

Election: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Femi Hamzat unveil development agenda for Lagos

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, on Friday unveiled their development agenda for the state ahead of the March 2, 2019 gubernatorial election.
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Jimi Agbaje accuses LASAA of destroying his campaign billboards

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has accused the Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency of declaring an all-out war against his campaign.

Federal government opens Ijora 7Up Bridge, working on Third Mainland, Alaka bridges

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Friday opened the Ijora 7Up Bridge which was closed to traffic for repairs in July, after undergoing rehabilitation works.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the Nigeria customs service to place Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of Ekiti, on its watch list.

Ayodele Fayose involved in accident on third mainland bridge

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, was involved in an accident on third mainland bridge in Lagos on Wednesday.
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Mo Cheddah: Depression almost led me to suicide

Nigerian music star, Mo Cheddah, has come out to reveal the level of depression she had to fight at a point in her life.
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Jide Sanwo-Olu: We’ll complete abandoned projects, solve traffic gridlock

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr Femi Hamzat, have stated that if elected, their government will complete previously abandoned projects in the state.
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Jide Sanwo-Olu: We will open Lagos government books

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Femi Hamzat, on Tuesday pledged to run a transparent budgetary system if elected into office in next year’s polls.

Julius Berger: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be completed in 2021

The Sagamu-Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction will be completed by 2021, the contractor, Julius Berger, has said.

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